West side story holds the distinction of having won more academy awards than any other musical film (unless one counts the honorary award given to maurice at the end of the story, on the playground next to doc's store, tony suddenly sees maria and they begin to run toward each other with joy. When leonard bernstein and jerome robbins met 75 years ago, they were young men hungry for their big break little did they know their partnership would gang of new york in the 1961 film west side story, members of the sharks gang—played by jay norman, george chakiris, and eddie. West side story is a 1961 film adaptation of the same-titled musical play about two lovers heavily entangled in two rival new york city gangs directed by jerome robins and robert wise written by arthur laurents. Yearning to watch 'west side story' on your tv or mobile device at home discovering a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the jerome robbins-directed movie via subscription can be confusing, so we on the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf.
West side story july 20 - august 19, 2018 based on a conception of jerome robbins book by arthur laurents music by leonard bernstein lyrics by stephen sondheim entire original production directed and choreographed by jerome robbins originally produced on broadway by robert e. Jerome robbins has accomplished just such a miracle in a series of masterpieces of choreography spanning five decades — from fancy free through robbins's most recent addition to the genre shines among his works in the native grain it is west side story suite, a rethought version of the. Tickets for west side story at shanghai culture square in shanghai buy tickets quickly, easily and safely through 247tickets now a vibrant new stage production of the classic dance musical is coming to shanghai, following wild acclaim and sold-out seasons around the world from london to tokyo, and. West side story is a musical with a book by arthur laurents, music by leonard bernstein and lyrics by stephen sondheim it was inspired by william shakespeare's play romeo and juliet.
The west side story broadway production team (1957), left to right: lyricist stephen sondheim, scriptwriter arthur laurents, producers hal prince and robert walter kerr of the herald tribune opened his review with the classic and much-repeated line, the radioactive fallout from west side. West side story was produced in 1961, a time based on the stage play, which was lifted from the arthur laurents novel, west side story could be seen as one of the musical's last triumphs, picking this novel contains the entire screenplay, as well as numerous clippings of reviews and features on. As seen in west side story, the broadway musical is a collaborative medium which involves the librettist, composer in its early stage of development jerome robbins, arthur laurents, and bernstein rehearses with members of the cast for west side story lyricist stephen sondheim is at.
West side story, a musical stage play that recast william shakespeare's tragedy romeo and juliet into a contemporary setting, was a big hit when it opened on closely accompanying the music is jerome robbins's choreography, which goes much further than most of the musical films i have seen. Jerome robbins was one of the 20th century's most popular ballet and broadway musical choreographers, known for gems like west side story robbins went on to serve as choreographer and/or director on a number of broadway productions that would become part of the american stage. West side story based on a conception of jerome robbins original new york stage production of fiddler on the roof directed and choreographed by jerome performer: jerome robbins [gentleman of the ballet] feb 09, 1939 - may 27, 1939 great lady [play, play with music, original.
West side story is a 1961 american romantic musical drama film directed by robert wise and jerome robbins the film is an adaptation of the 1957 broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was inspired by william shakespeare's play romeo and juliet it stars natalie wood, richard beymer. Jerome robbins is world renowned for his work as a choreographer of ballets as well as his work as a director and choreographer in theater, movies his most recent ballets include a suite of dances with mikhail baryshnikov (1994), 2 & 3 part inventions (1994), west side story suite (1995) and. West side story, theatre music by american composer leonard bernstein that premiered august 19 members of the sharks street gang dancing the choreography of jerome robbins to the music of our editors will review what you've submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we'll add it to the article. Musical, romance director: jerome robbins, robert wise maria and tony find themselves on opposite sides of a new york city gang war in a musical reimagining of romeo and juliet running time: 2:32:00.
West side story is a movie that has no flaws what so ever and anyone who wants to argue me on that, feel i played west side story loud, very loud the surround sound knocked my socks off from the opening aerial co-directors robert wise and jerome robbins stay true to the original, having the. Although west side story could properly be termed a musical tragedy, the emphasis on the latter word would be misleading there is joy and humor profusely illuminating the stark story, and the total mood of the picture is uplifting one of its unique qualities is a kinetic excitement that seizes the spectator in. West side story is a beautifully-mounted, impressive, emotion-ridden & violent musical a powerful translation of the broadway musical here is juvenile delinquency in its worst and most dangerous sense, and wise, as producer and co-director with jerome robbins, catches the spirit in devastating.
Jerome robbins' 100th birthday with upper west side story: a celebration of jerome adrian danchig-waring, the evening took guests on a journey of robbins' most iconic works over the directed by simon godwin, the new production of shakespeare's classic plays the olivier theatre. West side story took broadway by storm in 1957, when it ushered in a new era in musical theater jerome robbins had the idea to update romeo and juliet, setting it in modern-day new york, and he engaged composer leonard bernstein, playwright arthur laurents, and lyricist stephen sondheim as.
West side story original broadway version (1957) young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in one of the most west side story at paper mill playhouse play those hard-to-find keyboard/synthesizer sounds with specially created patches integral to the orchestration. Drama play review on the musical play that i did my review on was west side story by jerome robbins i saw this play at the woodland high school the setting of the background stood for all the scenes and purposes of they play and it was like a real place in a city i thought that was pretty cool. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of west side story in 1950s' new york, the jets and the sharks are the two rival gangs the broadway play by arthur laurents, with music by leonard bernstein, lyrics by stephen sondheim, and choreography by jerome robbins, was brought to the screen in 1961 by. 2 jerome robbins jerome robbins is world renowned for his work as a choreographer of ballets as well as his work as a director and choreographer in 3 west side story broadway musical which won best picture of the year in 1961 adaptation of the classical romantic tragedy, romeo and.